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Securing Intellectual Property by Information Security

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Chapter 2. Trade Secrets and Nondisclosure Agreements

Secrecy is the practice of hiding information from others.—Wikipedia.

Introduction

For technology businesses, hiding information can be good. Does your business have technology, strategies, and other knowledge that you do not want competitors or customers to know? Can your business maintain its secrets? Can you get a remedy in court if your secret information is stolen? The subject of these questions is trade secret law.

Contents

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • The legal requirement of trade secret law
  • A comparison of patents vs. trade secrets
  • The practices and agreements used for trade secret protection
  • The risks from mishandled trade secrets
  • Remedies when trade secrets are wrongfully ...

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